19 September 2012

Inteliquent Establishes Turkish Subdidiary, Teams with Turkcell Superonline

Chicago, IL – 19 September 2012 - Inteliquent, a leading provider of global interconnection and interoperability solutions, today announces the establishment of its Turkish subsidiary, as well as its strategic alliance with Turkey's innovative operator, Turkcell Superonline. With these initial steps, Inteliquent plans to expand its operations and will soon begin to offer service to Turkey and the Middle East via a Point of Presence (PoP) hosted inside the Turkcell Superonline datacenter. 

Turkey is a dynamic market and a strategic gateway into the Middle East. The agreement between Inteliquent and Turkcell Superonline is a strategic alliance enabling Inteliquent to become an international provider of advanced IP Transit and Ethernet network services from the Istanbul PoP hosted by Turkcell Superonline. 

"Given the importance of the Turkish market, we wanted to work with Turkey's innovative telecom operator, Turkcell Superonline," comments Surendra Saboo, President and COO of Inteliquent. "We are pleased to be working with Turkcell Superonline, and look forward to strengthening our presence in the region." 

"This alliance marks an important step promoting Turkey as an intersection point for the global communication network. We believe that our cooperation with Inteliquent, as one of our global Tier 1 partners, will enhance our service suite for our customers and contribute to the region's Internet services," comments Murat Erkan, General Manager of Turkcell Superonline. 

Headquartered in Chicago, Inteliquent (operating under the legal name of Neutral Tandem Inc., Tinet SpA and/or any of their affiliates) provides intelligent networking to solve challenging interconnection and interoperability issues on a global scale. With an advanced MPLS network that is highly interconnected to carriers around the world, Inteliquent provides voice, IP Transit, Ethernet and hosted service solutions to major carriers, service providers, and content management firms based in over 80 countries and six continents. With over 130 Ethernet sites worldwide, the company is one of the largest global Ethernet interconnection providers, a top five global IP transit provider and has a leading IPv6 network. 

Source: Inteliquent